How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation
I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected.
Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors
The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”
Facebook Failed To Delete 93% Of Posts Containing Speech Violating Its Own Rules In India
A yearlong study concluded that Facebook had made little progress in moderating non-English-language content in India, the company’s largest market by users.
AOC: Facial Recognition Is Growing Amid "A Global Rise In Authoritarianism And Fascism”
Ocasio-Cortez expressed concerns after a House Oversight Committee hearing on facial recognition Wednesday.
Cops Across The US Have Been Exposed Posting Racist And Violent Things On Facebook. Here's The Proof.
A review of the Facebook accounts of thousands of officers around the US — the largest database of its kind — found officers endorsing violence against Muslims, women, and criminal defendants.
Sign Up For Tech Giant Update — A Newsletter On Amazon, Google, Facebook, And Apple
BuzzFeed News senior technology reporter Alex Kantrowitz digs into the latest news, strategy, and inner workings of the Gang of Four.
Not Your Daddy’s Regulation: Tech Giants Face A Complicated Reckoning In Washington
Old rules and moving targets create new challenges for regulators and Congress.
"Sign In With Apple" Hides Your Login Data From Facebook And Google
A slew of new features across Apple products offer privacy-focused alternatives to popular services like Facebook sign-in and Google Maps.
These Reporters Lost Their Jobs. Now They’re Fighting Back Against Big Tech.
John Stanton and Laura Bassett are warning about what they believe the tech industry is doing to journalism, as thousands have lost their jobs this year alone.
Congratulations, Mr. President: Zuckerberg Secretly Called Trump After The Election
Internal documents show Facebook’s own marketing strategy was influenced by what it learned from its valued customer, the Trump campaign.
Tory Leadership Hopefuls Are Piling Into Social Media But Mostly Their Campaigns Have Fallen Flat
Analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that Boris Johnson is way ahead of the dozen-or-so other contenders at driving the conversation online, even when he's not trying.
The Pelosi Video Was Altered. Why Won’t Facebook Just Say That?
Facebook's handling of a forged video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi baffles leading researchers.
White Nationalist Groups Banned By Facebook Are Still On The Platform
“Facebook likes to make a PR move and say that they’re doing something, but they don’t always follow up on that.”
Facebook Won’t Remove Doctored Content During The Canadian Election
Election authorities could still investigate false or misleading content like doctored videos, but the social media giant said it’s not its role to decide where the “line” is.
A Video Game Went Viral Across India. Then Police Started Arresting Its Young Players.
Fears about PUBG’s violence and addictiveness led officials in the Indian state of Gujarat to ban the video game. But things didn’t stop there — soon young men were being arrested for gaming.
Why The Altered Videos Of Pelosi Will Never Go Away
“This is her Benghazi.”
Sofia Vergara Said She’ll Be Happy With Her “Modern Family” Character’s Ending
“Gloria has such a great life and such a beautiful family that I think anything that the writers have prepared for her, I’m going to be happy with.”
Facebook Said It Won’t Take Down A Doctored Video Of Nancy Pelosi That It Knows Is Fake
The video makes the House speaker appear to slur her words.
Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse
“I find this an odd time for Facebook to publicly pat themselves on the back.”
There’s So Much More Garbage On Facebook Than You Even Realize, And It’s Impossible To Keep Up
There are 1.56 billion daily active users on Facebook, and the platform disabled 2.19 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019. Plus, more disturbing stats from the company's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report.
Millions Of Young Women Are Being Targeted By Facebook Ads Depicting Nigel Farage As A Bloody-Eyed Vampire
Businesswoman Gina Miller's new group has spent almost £30,000 on the anti-Farage scare campaign, which aims to reach millions of young people.
Johnny Galecki Said He's "Still Really Shocked" Over The Roseanne Barr Racist Tweet Scandal
"It’s a very strange sensation when you're pissed at the same person you’re concerned about," the actor said of his former Roseanne colleague on BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Facebook Has Tightened Its Facebook Live Rules After The New Zealand Terror Attacks
Months after the man who shot 51 Muslims to death inside two Christchurch mosques streamed the attacks on Facebook Live, Facebook wants to clamp down.
Sri Lanka Has Blocked Most Major Social Networks After A Facebook Post Sparked Anti-Muslim Riots
This is the third time in weeks the country has banned social media in the wake of religious tension.
Facebook Says Page With Far-Right, Anti-Muslim Content Doesn’t Violate Its Standards
Never Again Canada, which has nearly 235,000 followers, spreads misleading content and uses a URL-masking technique to deceive its audience.
Facebook Showed Me My Data Is Everywhere And I Have Absolutely No Control Over It
A transparency tool on Facebook inadvertently provides a window into the confusing maze of companies you’ve never heard of who appear to have your data.
Facebook Banned A Breast Cancer Nonprofit's Ad Campaign For Violating Nudity Rules
The platform allows users to post mastectomy scar photos, but has much stricter laws for advertisers.
Instagram Is Hiding Like Counts From Followers In A Test To See If You’ll Feel Less Horrible
Hide your kids, hide your likes.
Facebook Says It’s Sorry For Censoring A Photo Of A Cancer Patient’s Nipple
Facebook has since reinstated the photo, calling the decision to remove it a “mistake.”
The Hot New Facebook Grift Is Stealing Huge Pages About Celebrities And Films From Facebook Itself
Bad actors stole pages that were auto-generated by Facebook and had millions of fans — and the company didn’t know it was happening.